How Do You Knit Slippers For Beginners?
If you’re a beginning knitter, the idea of knitting something in the round may be intimidating. You don’t have to master the art of double-pointed needles in order to make knit slippers for beginners. You can knit slippers for beginners on two straight needles and seam them together when you finish. A basic pattern can work for any yarn style or foot size, if you simply add or subtract stitches from your initial cast-on. Cast on enough stitches to make a width of approximately 15 inches for a child’s slipper; for an adult, cast on enough to make 16 to 18 inches. Knit every row until the piece measures 4 inches high (5 to 5 1/2 inches for adults). Cast off the first 2, 3 or 4 inches’ worth of stitches (for child, adult small and adult large) at the beginning of the next row and then knit across the row. Cast off the same number of stitches at the beginning of the subsequent row and then knit across. On the third decrease row, cast of half as many stitches at the beginning of the row and